Year 5

Solving problems involving converting between units of metric mass

Year 5

Solving problems involving converting between units of metric mass

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Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will investigate a variety of word problems and problem solving activities to complete involving metric mass.

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5 Questions

Q1.
Which of the below shows a correct conversion between g and kg?
1 g = 1000 kg
Correct answer: 1000 g = 1 kg
5 kg = 8 g
500 g = 10kg
Q2.
How many grams is 9.8 kg equivalent to?
9.8 g
98,000 g
980 g
Correct answer: 9800 g
Q3.
A recipe for 12 fairy cakes is listed but I cannot make out how much flour I will need, which of the below is it likely to be?
110 kg
Correct answer: 120 g
2800 g
9.9 kg
Q4.
How many kilograms is 420 grams equivalent to?
0.042 kg
Correct answer: 0.42 kg
42 kg
420 kg
Q5.
A recipe asks for 210 g of flour and 0.2 kg of sugar, what is the total amount of flour and sugar needed?
0.41 g
Correct answer: 0.41 kg
0.42 kg
400 g

5 Questions

Q1.
Which of the below shows a correct conversion between kilograms and tonnes?
1 kg = 1000 tonnes
1000 g = 1 tonne
Correct answer: 1000 kg = 1 tonne
50 kg = 8000 g
Q2.
Which of the following could be the weight of an adult sized elephant?
300 tonnes
39 tonnes
6 kg
Correct answer: 6 tonnes
Q3.
How many kilograms are in 34 tonnes
0.34 kg
34 kg
Correct answer: 34,000 kg
340 kg
Q4.
A gorilla weighs 160 kg and an elephant weighs 5 tonnes, together what is their mass combined?
165 kg
165 tonnes
Correct answer: 5.16 tonnes
52. 6 tonnes
Q5.
An empty school bus weighs 11,000 kg. After 10 children get inside the school bus it now weighs 11.4 tonnes. What is the average weight of each child?
300 kg
3000 g
Correct answer: 40 kg
60 kg